Nelms Earns Berth In Match-Play Semifinal

Sunday, June 30, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

NASHVILLE -- Former Hixson resident and Baylor standout Josh Nelms has advanced to the semifinals in the 2013 Tennessee Match-Play Championship at the Nashville Golf and Athletic Club.

Nelms, who resides now in Spring Hill, won two matches Saturday. He beat former Chattanoogan Nick Blakely, 3 and 2, and defeated Knoxville's Brandon Rodgers, 1-up.

Nelms will face Hunter Kraus in a Sunday morning semifinal with the winner playing wither Zachard Olsen or Brendon Caballero for the title.

Nelms won the Match-Play title in 2006.

Buzz Fly of Memphis will play Chuckey's Mike Freels for the Senior championship.

 

2013 Tennessee Match-Play Championship
Updated: 6/30/2013 8:25 AM EDT

Please Select a Round Below
Round:
Nashville Golf & Athletic Club
Nashville Golf & Athletic Club
Time Tee Player Score
7:00 am 1 Olsen, Zachary 144
Caballero, Brendon 146
7:10 am 1 Nelms, Josh 144
Kraus, Hunter 143

 

2013 Tennessee Match-Play Championship
Updated: 6/30/2013 8:25 AM EDT

Nashville Golf & Athletic Club
Final
SC Match Hole
No Matches Have Been Set
Semifinal
SC Match Hole
1 Olsen, Zachary Caballero, Brendon 7:00 am
2 Nelms, Josh Kraus, Hunter 7:10 am
Quarterfinal
SC Match Hole
1 Daugherty, Grant 4 and 3 Olsen, Zachary F
2 Caballero, Brendon 3 and 2 Bunn, Davis F
3 Rodgers, Brandon 1 up Nelms, Josh F
4 Cooper, Matt 1 up Kraus, Hunter F
Round of 16
SC Match Hole
1 Wickenden, Elliott 7 and 5 Daugherty, Grant F
2 Olsen, Zachary 2 and 1 Burgan, Todd F
3 Patterson, Brett 3 and 2 Caballero, Brendon F
4 Bunn, Davis 19 holes Terry, Ryan F
5 Rodgers, Brandon 7 and 6 Schreiner, Tom F
6 Nelms, Josh 3 and 2 Blakely, Nick F
7 Cooper, Matt 1 up Pearson, Will F
8 Kraus, Hunter 2 and 1 Baker, Christopher F

 

2013 Tennessee Match-Play Senior Championship
Updated: 6/30/2013 8:24 AM EDT

Please Select a Round Below
Round:
Nashville Golf & Athletic Club
Nashville Golf & Athletic Club
Time Tee Player
7:30 am 1 Freels, Mike
Fly, Buzz

 

 

2013 Tennessee Match-Play Senior Championship
Updated: 6/30/2013 8:23 AM EDT

Nashville Golf & Athletic Club
Final
SC Match Hole
1 Freels, Mike Fly, Buzz 7:30 am
Semifinal
SC Match Hole
1 Waters, Ron 2 and 1 Freels, Mike F
2 Fly, Buzz 1 up Poe, Mike F
Quarterfinal
SC Match Hole
1 Golliher, Steve 19 holes Waters, Ron F
2 Freels, Mike 5 and 4 Harris, Doug F
3 Green, Danny 3 and 2 Fly, Buzz F
4 Poe, Mike 5 and 3 Brown, Jim F

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